Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 309 309
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,407 1,611 1,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,283 1,487
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% -9.09% +10.00%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112,976 139,423 162,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.90% 92.23% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 89,546 110,162 132,603
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 1,331 £62,500 +4.17% 203
London +50 794 £70,000 +7.69% 88
UK excluding London +8 572 £51,500 +3.00% 129
South East +3 260 £57,500 +15.00% 45
North of England +36 99 £50,000 +6.60% 19
Midlands +25 58 £45,000 -14.29% 22
East of England +3 57 £50,000 - 17
South West +58 55 £46,000 -16.36% 12
Yorkshire +40 50 £49,500 -1.00% 8
West Midlands +30 43 £45,000 -14.29% 16
North West +15 36 £62,500 +33.25% 7
Scotland -23 30 £60,000 +41.18% 10
East Midlands +21 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North East +18 13 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Northern Ireland - 8 £42,500 - 2
Wales -18 5 £65,000 +56.63% 2

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 683 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (23.24%) Finance
3 284 (20.18%) Degree
4 275 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
5 261 (18.55%) User Experience
6 245 (17.41%) Scrum
7 241 (17.13%) Marketing
8 225 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
9 213 (15.14%) Product Roadmap
10 197 (14.00%) Analytics
11 175 (12.44%) SaaS
12 155 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 150 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 148 (10.52%) User Stories
15 146 (10.38%) JavaScript
16 145 (10.31%) Test Automation
17 144 (10.23%) DevOps
18 141 (10.02%) Project Management
19 136 (9.67%) Business Analysis
20 134 (9.52%) Retail
21 129 (9.17%) Presales
21 129 (9.17%) Azure
22 126 (8.96%) QA
23 122 (8.67%) Computer Science
23 122 (8.67%) Microsoft
24 116 (8.24%) B2B
25 115 (8.17%) Project Delivery
26 114 (8.10%) Java
26 114 (8.10%) JIRA
26 114 (8.10%) Mentoring

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.20%) Confluence
3 17 (1.21%) CMS
4 13 (0.92%) IIS
5 11 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.71%) PowerExchange
6 10 (0.71%) SAS
6 10 (0.71%) WordPress
7 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (0.28%) Apache
11 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.21%) Drupal
11 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.14%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) TPMS
Applications
1 40 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (1.63%) InVision
5 21 (1.49%) Sketch
6 15 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.92%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.78%) Adobe XD
10 8 (0.57%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.14%) UXPin
12 2 (0.14%) Weka
13 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.071%) Figma
13 1 (0.071%) InDesign
13 1 (0.071%) Marvel
13 1 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.071%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.50%) Magento
5 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.28%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.14%) Eikon
8 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.071%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 175 (12.44%) SaaS
2 129 (9.17%) Azure
3 110 (7.82%) AWS
4 48 (3.41%) GCP
5 33 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (1.71%) Office 365
7 22 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (1.49%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.92%) GitHub
11 12 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.85%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.78%) FinancialForce
12 11 (0.78%) Force.com
12 11 (0.78%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.71%) Serverless
14 8 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.49%) HTTP
2 19 (1.35%) Internet
3 12 (0.85%) Firewall
4 9 (0.64%) PPP
4 9 (0.64%) SMS
5 8 (0.57%) SSL
5 8 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.43%) Network Security
7 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.28%) LAN
7 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.28%) VoIP
7 4 (0.28%) WAN
7 4 (0.28%) X.509
8 3 (0.21%) VPN
8 3 (0.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) DWDM
9 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.42%) Big Data
3 20 (1.42%) Blockchain
3 20 (1.42%) MySQL
3 20 (1.42%) Power BI
4 17 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.71%) PowerCenter
9 8 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
10 7 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.36%) MS Access
11 5 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.36%) Redis
12 4 (0.28%) HBase
Development Applications
1 114 (8.10%) JIRA
2 63 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 44 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.99%) Selenium
5 25 (1.78%) NUnit
6 23 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 22 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 19 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.14%) Axure RP
10 10 (0.71%) Subversion
10 10 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.64%) GitLab
12 8 (0.57%) Postman
13 7 (0.50%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (0.43%) TestComplete
14 6 (0.43%) VersionOne
15 5 (0.36%) TestCafe
General
1 327 (23.24%) Finance
2 241 (17.13%) Marketing
3 134 (9.52%) Retail
4 99 (7.04%) Banking
5 71 (5.05%) Legal
6 33 (2.35%) Games
7 25 (1.78%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.71%) Automotive
9 23 (1.63%) German Language
9 23 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.28%) Law
10 18 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.14%) French Language
12 12 (0.85%) Billing
12 12 (0.85%) Front Office
12 12 (0.85%) Publishing
13 11 (0.78%) Advertising
14 10 (0.71%) Dutch Language
14 10 (0.71%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 383 (27.22%) Product Manager
2 147 (10.45%) Developer
3 128 (9.10%) Analyst
4 102 (7.25%) Product Owner
5 94 (6.68%) Business Analyst
6 68 (4.83%) Consultant
7 58 (4.12%) Architect
8 56 (3.98%) Senior Manager
9 54 (3.84%) Senior Product Manager
10 51 (3.62%) Digital Product Manager
11 50 (3.55%) Software Developer
12 49 (3.48%) Designer
13 43 (3.06%) UX Designer
14 36 (2.56%) Project Manager
15 33 (2.35%) Technical Manager
16 30 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
17 29 (2.06%) C# Developer
17 29 (2.06%) Technical Consultant
18 28 (1.99%) Product Analyst
19 27 (1.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (6.97%) Web Services
2 80 (5.69%) HTML
3 79 (5.61%) .NET
3 79 (5.61%) CSS
4 67 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 66 (4.69%) React
6 60 (4.26%) REST
7 55 (3.91%) Node.js
8 47 (3.34%) RESTful
9 34 (2.42%) .NET Framework
9 34 (2.42%) JSON
10 31 (2.20%) SOAP
11 28 (1.99%) Redux
12 26 (1.85%) Velocity
12 26 (1.85%) XML
13 20 (1.42%) Gherkin
14 19 (1.35%) Spring
15 16 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (1.00%) HTML5
16 14 (1.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 275 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (18.55%) User Experience
3 78 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 71 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.84%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
14 14 (1.00%) LIMS
14 14 (1.00%) Social Network
15 13 (0.92%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.85%) Social Media
17 11 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.34%) Linux
2 45 (3.20%) Windows
3 40 (2.84%) Android
3 40 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 33 (2.35%) Unix
5 22 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.36%) Solaris
8 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.071%) AIX
11 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.071%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (17.41%) Scrum
3 225 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
4 213 (15.14%) Product Roadmap
5 197 (14.00%) Analytics
6 155 (11.02%) Software Engineering
7 150 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 148 (10.52%) User Stories
9 145 (10.31%) Test Automation
10 144 (10.23%) DevOps
11 141 (10.02%) Project Management
12 136 (9.67%) Business Analysis
13 129 (9.17%) Presales
14 122 (8.67%) Computer Science
15 116 (8.24%) B2B
16 115 (8.17%) Project Delivery
17 114 (8.10%) Mentoring
18 112 (7.96%) E-Commerce
19 110 (7.82%) Fintech
20 103 (7.32%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 146 (10.38%) JavaScript
2 114 (8.10%) Java
3 110 (7.82%) C#
4 95 (6.75%) SQL
5 64 (4.55%) Python
6 37 (2.63%) C
6 37 (2.63%) PHP
7 24 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 16 (1.14%) C++
8 16 (1.14%) TypeScript
9 14 (1.00%) Ruby
10 12 (0.85%) Kotlin
11 11 (0.78%) ES6
12 10 (0.71%) Korn
12 10 (0.71%) R
13 9 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.57%) Apple Swift
14 8 (0.57%) Go
14 8 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 284 (20.18%) Degree
2 55 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.06%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.28%) CISSP
5 17 (1.21%) ISEB
6 12 (0.85%) CIPD
6 12 (0.85%) CISM
7 11 (0.78%) CISA
7 11 (0.78%) MBA
8 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.50%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.43%) PMP
10 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.36%) MCSE
10 5 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.96%) QA
2 22 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.56%) GDPR
3 17 (1.21%) PMO
4 15 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.78%) FISMA
6 11 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.78%) NIST
7 8 (0.57%) PSD2
8 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (0.36%) NCSC
9 5 (0.36%) SLA
10 4 (0.28%) EMIR
10 4 (0.28%) FATCA
10 4 (0.28%) HL7
10 4 (0.28%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.28%) MiFID
10 4 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 44 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.77%) Docker
3 2 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (0.14%) Firmware
3 2 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.071%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (1.21%) Ansible
4 14 (1.00%) Puppet
5 12 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.64%) Terraform
7 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.28%) Istio
10 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.21%) Grafana
11 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.14%) Rancher
11 2 (0.14%) SCCM
12 1 (0.071%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.071%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.071%) Consul
12 1 (0.071%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.071%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 122 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 52 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (2.99%) Google
4 30 (2.13%) Adobe
5 28 (1.99%) Oracle
6 23 (1.63%) SAP
7 22 (1.56%) WorldPay
8 13 (0.92%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.92%) CA
8 13 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.85%) Splunk
10 11 (0.78%) Advent
10 11 (0.78%) Apple
11 10 (0.71%) Informatica
11 10 (0.71%) Tableau
12 9 (0.64%) FIS
12 9 (0.64%) hybris
13 8 (0.57%) ArcSight
14 7 (0.50%) Intapp
15 6 (0.43%) Palo Alto